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Visual Basic .NET : your Visual blueprint for building versatile programs on the .NET framework

Author: Richard Bowman
Publisher: New York, NY : Hungry Minds, ©2002.
Series: Visual read less, learn more.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bowman
ISBN: 0764536494 9780764536496
OCLC Number: 48887514
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 331 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Contents: HOW TO USE THIS BOOK. 1) GETTING STARTED WITH VISUAL BASIC .NET. An Introduction to Visual Basic .NET. Install Visual Studio .NET. Using the Development Studio. Object--Oriented Concepts. Understanding the Framework. Language Basics. Language Changes from Visual Basic 6. Using the Upgrade Wizard. Create a Project. Work with Project Files. Build and Run a Project. 2) GETTING STARTED WITH WINDOWS FORMS. Create a Windows Application. An Introduction to Windows Forms. Add a Control to a Form. Set a Property. Write Event Code. Resize Controls. Add a Menu. Create a Context--Sensitive Menu. Add a New Form. Create a Dialog Box. Using Message Boxes. Add an Owned Form. Order Tab Key Movement. 3) WORK WITH CONTROLS. Using Buttons. Using Label Controls. Work with Imagelists. Allow Text Entry. Using the Rich Text Control. Provide Option Controls. Frame Controls. Work with Panels. List Items. Select Numeric Data. Create Timed Events. Provide Date Selection. Explore List Views. Explore Tree Views. Create a Toolbar. Provide Status Information. Create a Tab Interface. Provide Error Messages. 4) PROGRAMMING IN VISUAL BASIC .NET. Create a Console Application. Add a Method. Declare a Variable. Using Variable Data Types. Work with Operators. Create a String. Work with Strings. Pass Information through a Method. Using the If Statement. Using the Select Case Statement. Using For Loops. Using Do Loops. Create an Array. Work with Arrays.i 5) PROVIDE INPUT AND OUTPUT. Using a File Stream. Read from a Stream. Write to a Stream. Watch for File System Changes. Access File Information. Access Directory Information. Provide a File Dialog Box. Using the PrintDocument Control. Using the Printer Dialog Box. Using the Page Setup Dialog Box. Create a Print Preview. Download from a Web Server. Make a Connection to a Server. Accept Incoming Connections. 6) CREATE GRAPHICS AND MULTIMEDIA. Add a Picture to a Form. Using the Color Dialog Box. Understanding the Graphics Object. Create a Brush. Create a Pen. Draw Bitmaps and Images. Draw Simple Primitives. Draw a Curve. Draw Text. Create a Path. Using Regions. Create a Shaped Window. 7) WORK WITH CLASSES. Create a Class. Define a Member Variable. Define a Property. Create a Constructor or Destructor. Create an Event. Using An Existing Class. Define an Interface. Implement an Interface. Using Structures. Using Collections. 8) USING ADVANCED OOP TECHNIQUES. Overload a Method. Inherit from an Existing Class. Create a Shared Method. Create a Shared Variable. Using Delegate and AddressOf. Using Namespaces. Create a Namespace. Inherit a Form. Create a Thread. Write Thread--Safe Code. Modify Thread Execution. 9) ACCESS ADO.NET. An Introduction to Databases. An Introduction to ADO.NET. Create a Database Connection. Add a Connection to a Form. Work with Data Tables. Work with Data Columns. Work with Data Rows. Add a DataView Component. Bind a Control on a Form. Move through a Dataset. Edit Data Using Bound Controls. Validate Data. Create a Data Relationship. Add a Data Grid Control. 10) USING WEB FORMS. An Introduction to Web Forms. Create a Web Application. Using a Web Form. Add a Label Control. Add a Hyperlink Control. Add a Button Control. Add Option Controls. Work with Option List Controls. Using Validation Controls. Work with Regular Expression Validation. Provide a Validation Summary. Add an Additional Web Form. Bind a Field to a List Control. Add a DataGrid Control. Change the Appearance of a DataGrid. Edit Data in a DataGrid. 11) USING WEB SERVICES. Create a Windows Service. Using the Event Log. Install a Windows Service. Monitoring a Windows Service. Create a Web Service. Add a Web Service Method. Using the Service Help Interface. Using Web Services. 12) DEVELOPING COMPONENTS. An Introduction to Component Creation. Create a Component. Create a Windows Forms Control. Handle Default Properties. Add a Member. Add an Event. Using Standard Controls. Create a Control from Scratch. Reference a Library. Create a Web User Control. Add a Web Control to a Page. Using Web Control Libraries. 13) PACKAGE YOUR APPLICATION. Debug an Application. Monitor Program Execution. Recover from an Error. Using the Registry. Provide Access to Disabled Users. Create a Windows Installer. Customize your Installation. APPENDIX. What's on the CD--ROM. Using the E--Version of this Book. Hungry Minds, Inc. End--User License Agreement. INDEX.
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